A feature-length documentary on the experiences and operations of the 351st Bombardment Group of the USAAF's 8th Air Force based in England, Presented and narrated by Clark Gable. Director unknown. Released in 1943. Complete print. CAST NOTE: Clark Gable flew five combat missions over Europe as a B-17 waist gunner. Topics: documentaries, WW2, USAAF, 8th Air Force, Clark Gable
pamphlet for United States Army Air Force crews with instructions for behavior and Geneva Rights if captured by Axis Forces- European theater. Illustrated. Topics: World War II, WW2, USAAF, POW, official information
This high-res version is sharper, cleaner and with better audio than the existing IA copies. It also is in the correct aspect ratio and has a much smaller download file. This is an official US Army Air Force feature-length training film that also was shown in civilian theaters in connection with war bond drives. It details the operations and goals of the 8th Air Force Bomber Command in 1944. Some scenes are dramatized, however only USAAF and RAF personnel appear in this film. Released in late... Topics: documentaries, WW2, USAAF, 8th Air Force, air combat footage
The Doolittle raid. This dramatic recreation of events prior, during and after gets most of the facts straight. One of the finest films to come out of the war. Impressive production. Topics: movie trailers, war dramas, WW2, USAAF, USN, Van Johnson, Spencer Tracy, Benson Fong
A war information film on the first Marianas-based B29 raid on Tokyo, narrated by Ronald Reagan. What this film doesn't mention is this raid was a technological success, but a strategic failure. Through no fault of the air crews, few bombs hit anywhere near the target.The culprit was the jet stream which made high-level conventional bombing accuracy nearly impossible. Released in 1945 Complete print Topics: war information films, WW2, USAAF, 21st Bomber Command, Ronald Reagan (voice)
Intense drama about the challenges and politics in the high command of the USAAF's 8th Air Force. All-star cast. Adaptation of William Wister Haines' Broadway play. Topics: movie trailers, dramas, war dramas, WW2, USAAF, Clark Gable, Walter Pidgeon, Van Johnson, Brian...